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Salisbury Jaycees Host 8th Annual Read Across America Event - WBOC TV 16

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SALISBURY, Md.- The Salisbury Jaycees[1] will host their eighth annual Read Across America[2] event at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 28, at the Wicomico Public Library[3] in downtown Salisbury.

The event will feature local celebrities reading their favorite Dr. Seuss books, as well as coloring activities and visits from the Cat in the Hat and Saul the Salisbury Jaycees Bear. The first 75 children in attendance receive a free book, courtesy of the Eastern Shore Reading Council.

Readers will include Wicomico Public Library Director Andrea Berstler, Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis and Wicomico County State's Attorney Matt Maciarello. All children in attendance will be entered into a door prize drawing for Dr. Seuss character stuffed animals.

Held in connection with Dr. Seuss' birth week, Read Across America is a nationwide children's literacy event sponsored by the National Education Association.

Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information visit the Salisbury Jaycees' website[4] or Facebook page[5].

References

  1. ^ Salisbury Jaycees (www.salisburyjc.com)
  2. ^ Read Across America (www.seussville.com)
  3. ^ Wicomico Public Library (www.wicomicolibrary.org)
  4. ^ Salisbury Jaycees' website (www.salisburyjc.com)
  5. ^ Facebook page (www.facebook.com)

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